There have been reports that Marcus Rashford is set to be invited to train with the England squad ahead of their friendlies against Australia and Portugal, in preparation for this summer’s European Championships, although won’t be included in the squad for the tournament.

Rashford, who turned 18 last October, has yet to play for the U-21s and has just one appearance for the U-20s, after previously representing his country at U-16 and U-18 level.

However, Roy Hodgson has been impressed with what the youngster has done since making his debut in February, including two goals against Arsenal in our 3-2 win and the winning goal against City. Gary Neville, who will be going to the Euros as a coach with England, presumably has had an eye on the striker too.

Hodgson will announce his squad on Monday, although Danny Welbeck’s injury opens up a place in the England team. It’s probably worth mentioning that Welbeck has scored five goals for Arsenal this season, while Rashford has scored seven.

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